Guard Owens suspended indefinitely by Mountaineers

Updated: February 22, 2008, 2:59 PM ET
Associated Press

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- West Virginia women's basketball guard LaQuita Owens has been suspended indefinitely for an unspecified violation of team rules, coach Mike Carey announced Friday.

Owens is second in team scoring with 13.7 points per game and is third in rebounding with 5.1 a game. She leads the team with 65 three-pointers.

No. 13 West Virginia (21-4, 10-2 Big East) plays at home Saturday against Villanova (15-11, 5-8).

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